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Sir Humphrey Gilbert

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Caitlin Robinson

on 11 May 2012

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Sir Humphrey
Gilbert!!! This is Sir Humphrey Gilbert cutting the first sod in Newfoundland! Sir Humphrey Gilbert established Newfoundland in 1583 Sir Humphrey Gilbert lived from
1539-1583 He was born in 1539 in Compton,Devonshire England.He died when he was 44 by drowning on September 9th 1583. Now a video on
Sir Humphrey Gilbert! Introduction

My prezi project is on Sir Humphrey Gilbert. He was an explorer and a soldier. he went to Eton College and Oxford University Education Fun Facts Early Life What he did as
an explorer Table Of Contents

1 introduction
2 what he did as an explorer
3 early life
4 Family
5 Education
6 Fun Facts
7 Video
8 Exploration Routes http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/Bios/HumphreyGilbert%28Sir%29.htm Sir Humphrey Gilbert's
exploration route He was not an only child, he had two brothers John and Adrian.
He also had two half brothers. His Family!

Mother- Katherine Champernowne Gilbert

Father- Otho Gilbert

Brothers- John and Adrian Gilbert

Half Brothers- Carew and Sir Walter Raleigh. Glossary

1 Sod - a section cut or torn from the surface of the ground

2 Established - to found, institute, or build.

3 Exploration - the investigation of unknown regions. He was a soldier and was apart of the war in
Ireland. in 1566 he also served in france in 1560 http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/sir-humphrey-gilbert-famous-explorer.html http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/exploration?s=t Bibliography THE END!!! Hope you enjoyed! http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/sir-humphrey-gilbert.htm Sir Humphrey Gilbert
received his Knighthood in 1570! He served in the Netherlands in 1572. http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/people/A0820808.html By Caitlin Robinson! he published a book about his theory's on the North West Passage. On his 1st attempt to find Newfoundland
he failed. But on his 2nd attempt he succeeded!
Sadly he never made it back to England because he risked taking a ship that couldn't handle the storms.
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